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Time To Laugh – Hospice Laughter Workshop Training

A specialised training for those already certified in Laughter Yoga.   You don’t need to have any hospice experience but if you feel a calling to take your laughter, your smiles and loving energy to those experiencing end of life care, their families and hospice staff too then you could make an impact on a level … Continue reading

Marsden Morning Meditation

Happy New Year! Marsden Morning Meditation resumes tomorrow Monday 6th January 9.30 – 10.15. Due to a boiler breakdown at Marsden Mechanics we will be meeting at The Well Rooms on Derby Terrace in the centre of Marsden. There are stairs to the room so unfortunately not suitable if you have mobility difficulties. An evening … Continue reading

Marsden Meditation

Starting on Monday 4th November at Marsden Mechanics on Peel Street is Marsden Meditation. Open to all regardless of experience from beginners to seasoned meditators alike. The session starts promptly at 9.30 – 10.15am so arrive a few minutes early to check in and pay. Due to the nature of the session late arrivals will … Continue reading

“Laughter Is Good Medicine”

A wonderful article on laughter and well worth a read. It looks at the social side of laughter, it’s contagiousness and the health benefits. “In the 2009 review,8 “Laughter Prescription,” published in the Canadian Family Physician journal, author William B. Strean, Ph.D., notes there are “several good reasons to conclude that laughter is effective as an … Continue reading

International Hand Holding Day

Friday 9th August is International Hand Holding Day. Creating a chain of people holding hands across the world. It’s a beautiful multi-generational activity. My aim with this event is to inspire people to create gatherings inviting people to hold hands as a sign of support and connection – to bring strangers together with a simple but … Continue reading

Self Love Laughter Workshop

My next community laughter workshop will be on Saturday 17th August 11am – 12 noon at Holistic Hangout in Halifax. The event page is https://www.facebook.com/events/384596028848966/ http://www.facebook.com/sunshineandlaughter

A Flush Of Laughter

A Flush of Laughter. Here’s a Laughter Workshop specifically tailored for those experiencing perimenopause or menopause. We go through many transitions in life and, for women, this is just one. For some it can be a challenge – for others a breeze. And though the symptoms of menopause may not be a laughing matter laughter … Continue reading

A Flush Of Laughter

A Flush of Laughter. I’ve just finished putting together a Laughter Workshop aimed at those experiencing perimenopause or menopause. We go through many transitions in life and, for women, this is just one. For some it can be a challenge, for others it’s a breeze. And though, for some, the symptoms of perimenopause aren’t a … Continue reading

Research Paper – “The effect of laughter Yoga on general health among nursing students”

Any study into laughter and it’s benefits is useful regardless of results but this one is a cracker and is clear on it’s effectiveness for nursing students. The full article can be found in this link – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3917183/ As shown by the findings, laughter Yoga positively affected the general health of nursing students, which is … Continue reading

World Hopscotch Day

Saturday 1st June 2019 is World Hopscotch Day! And it’s not just for the kids. It’s great fun for adults too so get out your chalks and get playing. Play is a wonderful way to reconnect with our inner child and it’s great for inspiring more laughter and joyfulness. How about setting up an event … Continue reading